Faculty

Social Work Program

 

Name and Education Professional Content Areas Taught Research Interests
Melody Brackett, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Social Work Program Director
Values and Ethics
Diversity
Populations-at-Risk
Religion
Spirituality/Religion
Faith Based Policies
Kim Downing, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Field Education Director

Social Work Practice
Social Welfare Policy
Human Behavior and the Social Environment
Religion                                                                Field Education

Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
African American Women Issues
Brenda Norman, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Social Welfare Policy
Social Work Research
Human Behavior and the Social Environment
Social Economic Justice
Health and Disability
Military Social Work
Medical Social Work
Young Adults
College Students
Deborah Riddick, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Social Work Practice
Human Behavior and the Social Environment
Gerontology
Children
Spirituality
Elderly
End of Life Issues